Post Content

Aviation Artist International Winner Artwork, 2012A talented young Lexington artist has won 1st Place Internationally in the Federation Aeronautique Internationale 2012 International Aviation Art Contest.
 
Lewis Hwang of Lexington's work, left, took the top prize internationally in the 6-9 age group.  The art theme for the contest:  "Silent Flight."
 
Lewis along with his fellow classmates at the Fiske Elementary School, led by art teacher Tami O'Leary, submitted their art to the MassDOT Aeronautics Division in January 2012.

Aviation Artist Internatinal Award Winner, Willenborg, 2012MassDOT Aeronautics sponsors the Massachusetts portion of the National Association of State Aviation Officials Aviation Art Contest each year. The contest is open to all schools, and state winners are forwarded for national and international award consideration.
 
Lewis was honored in March by MassDOT Aeronautics Division Administrator Christopher Willenborg, left, after the submitted art received 1st Place State winner in the Junior Category – ages 6-9. 

Lewis' art was then judged nationally, receiving 1st Place, prior to being submitted for the International award.
 
Lewis will receive a Certificate and gold medal from the Federation at ceremonies later this year.  Congratulations to student and teacher!

Written By:

Recent Posts

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update

MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update

Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20

Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase

Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase

Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19

Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final   …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule